Elderly woman dies after being ‘refused admission’ to Glasgow hospital

The death rates in care homes across the UK have made grim reading. But are elderly and vulnerable residents getting hospital care when they need it? (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)  A care home has told this programme that it believes one of its residents died the day after being refused admission to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. … Read more Elderly woman dies after being ‘refused admission’ to Glasgow hospital

The 102-Year-Old Going Viral For His Tik Tok Video | This Morning

Finally some viral behaviour which we can cheer about – in the UK, this 102 year old featured on morning show, This Morning, after going viral on social media video site, Tik Tok. It’s the social media app helping millions of people beat lockdown boredom. And – never one to miss out on the action … Read more The 102-Year-Old Going Viral For His Tik Tok Video | This Morning

Design through partnership | Professor Fiona Denison | AMSlive

How can we bring together medical staff with engineers and designers to create better health devices and systems? Professor Fiona Denison explains her own story of unconventional partnerships in medicine, from the birthing ward in Glasgow to the tech design studio, and the value of interdisciplinary teams in medicine to create new ideas. In her … Read more Design through partnership | Professor Fiona Denison | AMSlive

First of three UK ‘mega-labs’ to test for Covid-19 opens in Milton Keynes

The first of three ‘mega-labs’ to test for Coronavirus has opened in Milton Keynes. The ‘Lighthouse Lab’ has the capacity to test tens of thousands of patient samples for Covid-19 each day, according to the government. Another two labs in Cheshire and Glasgow are already open – although they have not been officially launched. Get … Read more First of three UK ‘mega-labs’ to test for Covid-19 opens in Milton Keynes

Charities set to lose a third of income due to coronavirus – BBC Newsnight

Charities provide a vital service to people in need. With coronavirus forcing their shops to be closed, they stand to lose around 1/3 of their income next quarter. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F One key area of the economy which has been crying out for government support is the charity sector In moments of … Read more Charities set to lose a third of income due to coronavirus – BBC Newsnight

Coronavirus: UK hospital built in two weeks opens its doors – BBC News

The first of the government’s emergency field hospitals to treat coronavirus patients has opened in east London’s ExCel centre. The temporary NHS Nightingale Hospital is able to hold as many as 4,000 patients and will be staffed by NHS medics with help from the military. Prince Charles paid tribute to staff as he opened the … Read more Coronavirus: UK hospital built in two weeks opens its doors – BBC News

Climate Change Conference delayed & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – COVID-19/Secretary-General – COVID-19/Climate Change – Secretary-General’s Letter – COVID-19/Central African Republic – COVID-19/Malawi – COVID-19/Bolivia – COVID-19/India – COVID-19/Myanmar – COVID-19/ Portugal – COVID-19/Lebanon – Syria – Yemen – Libya – Central Sahel/Food Insecurity – Food Prices – Women/Health – … Read more Climate Change Conference delayed & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 April 2020)

Scotland’s NHS using unique system to treat coronavirus

A further eight people have died in Scotland as a result of the pandemic, with Glasgow, Lothian and Lanarkshire the areas worst hit.(Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) In a bid to alleviate the pressure on GP surgeries, as of Monday this week, NHS Boards across Scotland started to use a unique system for treating patients experiencing symptoms. Today … Read more Scotland’s NHS using unique system to treat coronavirus

Line of Duty Star Martin Compston on Being in Lockdown in Las Vegas! | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Line of Duty star Martin Compston has returned to his home in Vegas to be with his family after filming was halted on Series 6 of Line of Duty due to the coronavirus outbreak. The virus has brought much of the TV industry to a halt. His new BBC drama … Read more Line of Duty Star Martin Compston on Being in Lockdown in Las Vegas! | Good Morning Britain

One British laboratory’s race to track the coronavirus | ITV News

The government has pledged £20m towards COVID-19 research including a new network of leading genetics institutions to trace the evolution of the pandemic in real time. At the Medical Research Council’s Centre for Virus Research (CVR) in Glasgow, each new sample of coronavirus they receive is another fragment of evidence in their effort to end … Read more One British laboratory’s race to track the coronavirus | ITV News

The Woman Who Spends £13,000 a Year on Her Dogs | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Claire Kelly Johnston loves her babies so much, that she splurges £13,000 a year on buying them designer clothes, gourmet foods, toys and grooming. The only catch is, her babies are dogs! One-year-old Pomeranians Cupcake and Teddy Bear, and ten-month-old chihuahua Popcorn have grown accustomed to the finer things in … Read more The Woman Who Spends £13,000 a Year on Her Dogs | This Morning

State of the Global Climate Report 2019 (WMO) Press Conference

Watch LIVE release of the WMO State of the Global Climate Report 2019 with United Nations Chief António Guterres and World Meteorological Organization Secretary General Petteri Taalas. ————– UN chief António Guterres said, “we need all countries to demonstrate that we can achieve emissions reductions of 45 per cent from 2010 levels this decade, and … Read more State of the Global Climate Report 2019 (WMO) Press Conference

Lewis Capaldi on conquering the world, famous Scots and getting Oasis back together

The last couple of years have seen the incredible rise of Lewis Capaldi, a young lad who grew up in a small town between Edinburgh and Glasgow while listening to Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac and Slipknot on the stereo. He started playing in small pubs when he was barely ten and indulged in a bit … Read more Lewis Capaldi on conquering the world, famous Scots and getting Oasis back together

Coronavirus: How prepared is the NHS for an outbreak? – BBC Newsnight

What will the government do if there is a UK coronavirus outbreak and how prepared is the NHS? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Health Secretary Matt Hancock has outlined the government response to the Coronavirus – including enhanced monitoring at airports and ports, designated hospitals ready for mass testing, guidance for schools and employers, … Read more Coronavirus: How prepared is the NHS for an outbreak? – BBC Newsnight

County lines drug summit to take place in Glasgow | ITV News

A UK-wide drugs summit involving several police forces, drug recovery experts and government ministers will take place in Glasgow on Thursday. The multi-agency approach will discuss how to tackle the drug crisis. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ … Read more County lines drug summit to take place in Glasgow | ITV News